Freshwater Discharge: 1948-2004

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Freshwater Discharge: 1948-2004
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"A dataset of historical monthly streamflow at the farthest downstream stations for the world’s 925 largest ocean-reaching rivers has been created for community use. Compared with previous studies, the new dataset has improved homogeneity and enables more reliable assessments of decadal and long-term changes in continental freshwater discharge into the oceans." The data are in the form of time series.

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Climate Data Guide Image: Freshwater Discharge

Annual mean fresh water discharge rom assorted river basins. (Climate Data Guide; D. Shea)

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Monthly
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Ocean or Land
Land Only
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